Image:  Maguey Capado (Castrated Maguey)
(Chicago, Illinois, 1925 - 2002, Mexico City, Mexico)

Maguey Capado (Castrated Maguey) , 1984 (printed 1990)

Gelatin silver print
13 5/8 in. x 18 1/4 in. (34.61 cm x 46.36 cm)
Gift of the artist
Maguey, a member of the agave family, is commonly referred to as the century plant. Different members of the agave family are pictured in two of Imogen Cunningham’s photographs in this gallery.

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